Urushi-san, the female duo active in lacquer art, are offering gold lacquer repair known as kintsugi again. If you own special dinnerware items that are cracked or chipped, take this opportunity to have them beautifully repaired with kintsugi using real urushi (lacquer). Urushi-san offers a variation of colors in addition to the traditional gold.Read More →
Dress in Japanese style during the hottest season and fall into the world of bijinga”
Pictures of beautiful women in Japanese art or bijinga have always mesmerized us. The Japanese women in these forms of art are glamorous but graceful. Well-fitted beautiful color yukatas styled with the perfect accessories are full of the similar Japanese grace. Sui Kin Chi Ka Moku Do Ten Mei Kai will offer a wide variation from traditional styles by the long-established Chikusen to modern designs by apparel brands TSUTAKE and SLADKY. We invite you to try on a yakuta this summer and experience the sensation of becoming a bijinga muse.Read More →
French artist Ante Vojnovic has created everything from home decor and lights to furniture and art. The self-taught artist entered the world of art in 1975 and came to Japan an invitation from H.P. FRANCE in 1997. Ante continues to create pieces from his atelier located 40 minutes from central Tokyo.
The artist explores mediums such as water, wind, rocks and even ‘time’ and ‘white’ to create ways to use light in his sculptures. He is a rare artist that is capable of thinking outside the box when it comes to incorporating light in his works, which are delightful, full of surprises and continue to bring us new experiences.
A window installation by Cristina Toro will be displayed at Lamp harajuku. The artist who was born in colorful Puerto Rico and currently resides in NY, paints her own take on unique themes such as flowers that resemble animals, psychedelic plants, and women that blend in with scenery.Read More →
London-based jewelry brand ALEX MONROE recently celebrated it’s 30th anniversary. Taking inspiration from England’s beautiful countryside, the brand uses nature such as plants, animals and insects as motifs to create elegant and poetic collections. To commemorate the brand’s 30th year, ALEX MONROE recently announced an exclusive collection titled ‘History Wheelbarrow’. ‘History Wheelbarrow’ was inspired by the collection created to coincide with Chelsea Flower Show, the annual flower show that has taken place in London’s Chelsea for more than 100 years.Read More →
riginally branching out from “BATOMA TRADESHOW” for design, art and product, BATOMA CHRISTMAS is a unique joint exhibition purely focused on Christmas. Christmas is one of the most competitive periods for the interior industries. To make the upcoming season more enjoyable, we are holding an exhibition in May to let people allowed greater time to order. We are pleased to introduce various items such as gifts and ornaments perfectly matched to your Christmas, coordinating in a creative world that only BATOMA could produce.Read More →
“Here Where We Are”
Curated by Sophia Chizuco
Featuring work by Liene Bosquê, Sophia Chizuco, Isabelle Garbani, Liesl Pfeffer, Claudia Sohrens
and Julio Austria (GALLERY KOGURE)
Friday, June 10-Saturday, July 2, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, June 10, 6-8pmRead More →
French native and Bazar et Garde-Manger buyer Marthe Desmoulins will be making a visit to Japan.Read More →
Sui Kin Chi Ka Moku Do Ten Mei Kai launched their original clothing brand SENKE. The brand name comes from a style of Japanese tea ceremony wabicha associated with Sen Rikyu, and as Sen Rikyu favored modest tea cups, the brand was inspired to become a similar vessel that draws out the personality of the people who wear the clothing.Read More →